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Is the Larsen Leaders Academy Learning Community a live-in community in the residence halls?

No. Students interested in joining the Larsen Leaders Academy learning community are not required to live in a specific residence hall and are invited to participate in all learning community events.

If I’m not admitted to the Larsen Leaders Academy, am I still a Krannert student?

Yes. The Larsen Leaders Academy is a population of admitted Krannert students who meet academy requirements. You do not have to be a member of the Academy to be a Krannert student.

If I do not meet the requirements for Larsen Leaders Academy as a freshman, can I apply later?

Yes. If you will not be eligible to join Larsen Leaders Academy as a first semester freshman, you can apply once you have met the requirements. Please visit the Apply tab for more information.

Can I speak with an advisor when I visit campus?

You cannot speak with an advisor until you are a Krannert student. When you visit campus for STAR (Summer Transition, Advising and Registration), you will meet your advisor and discuss the courses you will take during your first year. 

How can I apply for scholarships?

Students interested in applying for scholarships through the Krannert School of Management should visit

Whom should I contact if I’m interested in learning more about Larsen Leaders Academy?

Please contact Sharlee Lyons (, director of the Larsen Leaders Academy, to learn more about the program.